Friends of The Holburne Museum

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The Friends of the Holburne Museum is an independent charity whose main aim is to promote interest in the Museum. We also fundraise to support museum projects, restoration and maintenance of the Collection and the acquisition of new works of art.

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We are a very active and friendly group, holding a wide range of functions and social events.

Who we are

Meet The Friends of The Holburne

Friends' Events

See forthcoming events organised by The Friends of The Holburne

Projects we have supported

See some of the projects supported by The Friends


2016 Friends’ Events

You can now find details of upcoming events and dates for your diary on the Friends’ Events page. Take a look for a taste of the interest, enjoyment and good company that awaits you. Further information is in the Spring...

An Opportunity for You

If you would like to have the rare opportunity of a guided tour of the Museum’s storerooms – concentrating on pictures or decorative arts – then please buy a raffle ticket.  We sell just a few, at £5 each, so...

Oxford Visit

In December, Friends enjoyed a fascinating visit to the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, primarily to see a major exhibition Titian to Canaletto: Drawing in Venice but also to catch up with former Holburne Director Dr Xa Sturgis and meet curator...
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